Pinterest’s 10 Most Glamorous Interiors with Aubusson Rugs

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Pinterest's vast archive of glamorous interiors and beautiful decorative rugs is growing so rapidly it is nearly impossible to keep up. I have done hours of research over the past several weeks and picked these 10 Most Glamorous Interiors with Aubusson Rugs on Pinterest. Read More

Aubusson Rugs Adorn the Art Filled Interiors of Four Seasons Firenze

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If the Four Seasons Firenze feels like a private home it is because it was formerly the Palazzo della Gherardesca, the private residence of Florentine nobles for five centuries. It was built by Bartolomeo Scala, a millers son who rose to become the Chancellor of the Republic in 1465. Bartolomeo Scala hired Giuliano da Sangallo, the most illustrious architect in Florence at the time of Lorenzo the Magnificent. The palazzo many famous owners include Alessandro de' Medici - who became Pope Leo XI for just 21 days, many generations of the Gherardesca family, Isma'il Pasha, the ex-Khedive of Egypt and several other notables. Read More

Pinterest’s 7 Top Celebrity Interiors with French Aubusson Rugs

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Ever since Coco Chanel decorated her Paris apartment around a Directoire Aubusson rug, French Aubusson rugs have been favored by the world's top fashion and interior designers. This fall the cover of Architectural Digest featured an exuberantly colored Louis XV Aubusson rug in the updated New York penthouse of Michael S. Smith- widely known as the White House's interior designer. Read More